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>> tonight frontline, the lives of the men who would be president. >> barack obama's a fascinating mixture of boldness and caution. >> when mitt romney gets focused and locked in, watch out. >> stories of family... >> stanley ann dunham was really a thoroughly unconventional mother. >> he had to fend for himself. every step, he was alone. >> the dad stuff just can't be underestimated. >> he had a lot of power to him. he was our hero. >> identity... >> he told his fifth-grade class that his father was an indonesian king. >> he was a white-black kid. >> his extended family is one of the leading mormon families. >> he can't talk about it because it involves polygamy. >> controversy... >> he's the first nobel peace prize winner with a kill list. >> mitt romney doesn't have an ideological bone in his body, as far as i can tell. >> and destiny. >> what unites both of these characters is this sense that there was a place that they were going, a destiny that they had. >> tonight ofrontline, "the choice 2012." >> frontlinis made possible by contributions to your
are landing at o'hare, as president barack obama and a number of world leaders... >> hockenberry: it was a big weekend in chicago. last spring, the president was in town, along with the leaders of nato, to discuss threats to global security and nuclear proliferation. at a huge convention center, the eyes of the world were watching. >> ...that demands global solutions. we came to chicago... (police whistle blows) >> hockenberry: but across town in a small hotel ballroom, the te of the world was also on the agenda. >> everything will be revealed in the second term. >> hockenberry: the eyes of the world might have missed this gathering. >> get ready for your al gore snow job. >> hockenberry: the message here is that man-made global climate change is a myth, a hoax. this conference is an annual pilgrimage for the key skeptics. we came here to understand how they have made their views a mainstream fact of american politics. (applause) they think of themselves as rebels, up against the biggest players in science, government and the media. >> whole industries, wind and solar, are based on public fear
. many americans were demanding change. >> the obama administration had done its own polling and seen that there was deep anger and hostility out in the country towards credit cards. and the administration knew that this would be an easy political target. >> bergman: people are angry out there, right? >> yeah, justifiably angry. i mean, the system failed them. >> bergman: timothy geithner is the secretary of the treasury. >> you know, we can't tell the american people that we're going to forget the damage caused by this and leave this system basically as it was. we're not going to do that. >> bergman: but even with the new political realities, it would still be a big battle to get the legislation passed. >> i didn't even know whether it was going to get out of committee. industry people were coming up, "oh, carolyn," you know, "we'll work with you on other things." they were basically saying, "we know we've won, you've lost." everybody was smiles. >> bergman: in the end, the law made it through congress. it makes it more difficult for credit card companies to suddenly change interest
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